Genesee County Blog

Check out our blog for hand-selected things to see and do in Genesee County direct from the experts

Sweet Dream Maple Farm ©Mark Gutman

Find Maple Farms & Fun in Genesee County

Did you know it takes 40 liters of sap to make one liter of delicious maple syrup? March is for all things maple and here’s what you’ll…

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Coffee Karma ©Lauren Humphrey

Coffee Break: Stay & Sip Awhile at These Seven Coffee Spots in Genesee County

We’re convinced, there’s nothing better than a fresh cup of coffee. The fresh-ground, dark brown beans make all of your senses come alive…

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D & R Depot Restaurant ©Popmenu

Ten Dining Experiences for a Romantic Evening Out

Ladies, slip into that fancy dress you’ve been looking for an excuse to wear. Gents, put on a nice button-down and tie. Take a night to enjoy…

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New Menu

Tasty New Courses At Local Championship Course

Terry Hills Golf Course & Banquet Facility has been a community staple for over 40 years. The 27-hole championship course draws locals and…

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Alex's Place

Staff Picks: Eight of Our Favorite Food Spots on Batavia's West End

On a daily basis, we are tempted by all of the delicious dining options in Genesee County. With so many restaurants to choose from, we often…

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Coasters, Concerts & Campfires: Summer Fun at Darien Lake Amusement Park

Rediscover the joy of family vacations at Darien Lake Amusement Park! Since 1964, Darien Lake has been the warm weather destination for Western New…

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Wild Rican Coming Soon ©MichelleFigueroa

The Tastes of the Caribbean, The Wild Rican Opens in Batavia on May 20th

This year is full of firsts for Genesee County! We've opened our first brewery in over 100 years, our first 100% vegan restaurant opened up shop, and…

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Darien Lake Tantrum

Hang on for the Ride of Your Life: Experience our Newest Rollercoaster!

Darien Lake’s wide variety of entertainment has made it “destination fun” since 1964. Located 45 minutes from Niagara Falls (between…

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It’s Always Swimsuit Weather at Palm Island Indoor Waterpark

Escape the wintery winds to a place where the temperature is always 85 degrees, the water is always warm and hot dogs are always on the menu. At Palm…

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Genesee Country Village & Museum: Inspiring Excitement and Curiosity About The Past

Just a hair outside (1.5 miles) of Genesee County is a significant visitor destination with national relevance. The Genesee Country Village &…

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"Meteor Shower in the Meadow" at Genesee County Park & Forest

by dsitler

Hear the stories behind summer's celestial constellations and watch for fireballs in the sky far away from city lights. On Friday, August 12th,…

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Batavia Muckdogs

See tomorrow's Major League Baseball superstars, today!

by dsitler

The Major League Baseball players you see on television all got their starts in the minor leagues. Take it one step further and current Major League…

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Holland Land Office Museum spring exhibits

by dsitler

The Holland Land Office Museum in Batavia is known as the "Birthplace of Western New York." Where the museum resides today 131 W. Main…

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P.W. Minor's pop-up store in Downtown Batavia

by dsitler

 This holiday season, you’ll want to make P.W. Minor’s downtown Batavia pop-up store a ‘must-visit’ destination. The…

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Nice crowds and a beautiful day greets the Victorian Home Tour in Batavia

by dsitler

It was a picture perfect day for the inaugural Victorian Home Tour in Batavia on Sunday, May 17. A very nice turnout by attendees got to view…

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Kutter's Cheese Factory with Tony Kutter

Of all the art and artifacts in Tony Kutter's home in Corfu, one he's quick to show off is a German beer stein presented to his father, Leo, after he…

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Oliver's Candies

by Kelly

Chalets are an uncommon sight in Western New York (being indigenous to Switzerland and all). So when you spot something like a big alpine lodge along…

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